The M10 MkII Riverine Assault Boat is designed to operate along the inland water, river networks and coastal areas, chiefly for the insertion and extraction of Navy mission. These 10m-long SOC-R boats were built by Marsun, the Thai dockyard that also built the first three M10 Mk I SOC-Rs in 2012. The Triple of original M10 Mk I have been built and delivered to Royal Thai Navy, operated by the Riverine squadron, Royal Thai Fleet. The RTN needs more than 40 SOC-Rs to replace the Riverine Squadron’s 39 aging PBRs, some of which are more than 30 years old. All will be locally built.
Capable to operating in shallow water, Coastal area and sea environments, day and night in conditions of the sea up to Sea State 2, carrying the special operations force unit and weapons not less than Eight (8) persons excluding 5 (Five) Crews. Able to move the ship to the sides, supporting the beaching and landing operation, transportable by air. special designed to avoid visual detection using special low water spray hull. Each vessel has provisions for the mounting of the following weapons systems, 02(Two) of 7.62mm Machine guns mounted at FWD wings, 02 (Two) 7.62mm Machine guns mounted at AFT wings, 01 (One) 0.50 inch Machine gun mounted at AFT center. Propulsion comes from two 420hp engines with waterjets offering maximum speeds of 40+kt.
Established since 1980, Marsun Company Limited is strategically located near Bangkok at Samutprakarn, at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. For international customers, Suvarnabhumi International Airport is approximately 30 kilometers away from the yard. Marsun has delivered over 260 various types of vessels. These include Fast Patrol Craft, Fast Attack Missile Craft, Crew and Supply Vessels, Ferries, Motor Yachts, Oil Spill Recovery Vessels, Multi-Purpose Craft etc. In addition to these, Marsun has also provided consultation on design, construction and repair to meet wide-ranging requirements for both domestic and international customers. Since begining, Marsun has cotinuously earned a reputation as a quality shipbuilder. The company proudly presents her perfect 100 percent on-time delivery record. A record we aim to maintain at all times. Our vessels must achieve all performance’s requirements in pre-delivery test and trial period to assure customer’s satisfaction.